Saturday, July 16, 2011

CONGRATS Braves!!!!

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With their 11-1 victory over the Washington Nationals, the Atlanta Braves won their 55th game of the season and 10,000th in their history.

The Braves became the fifth franchise to accomplish the unique milestone. Here's a look at the Top 10 leaders in all-time victories as of RIGHT NOW--

1. Giants - 10,489 wins (from 1883 to present*)
2. Cubs - 10,278 wins (from 1876 to present)
3. Dodgers - 10,177 wins (from 1884 to present)
4. Cardinals - 10,154 wins (from 1882 to present)
5. Braves - 10,000 wins (from 1876 to present)
6. Reds - 9,961 wins (from 1882 to present)
7. Pirates - 9,858 wins (from 1882 to present)
8. Yankees - 9,723 wins (from 1901 to present)
9. Phillies - 9,193 wins (from 1883 to present)
10. Red Sox - 8,874 wins (from 1901 to present)

*The Giants' game is in progress as I write this post, but it looks like they will win their game tonight, so you can add 1 more win to their total.

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Again, CONGRATS to the Braves franchise.

Next on the clock-- the Cincinnati Reds.

Stats courtesy of baseball-reference.com

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